business
Mortgage company celebrates opening of Moab branch
Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI), hosted an open house Dec. 18 at their new Moab branch located at 23 South 100 West. Rarni Schultz, PRMI Moab branch manager, and Melissa O’Donnal joined o...
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Hospital offers discount to help uninsured women receive mammograms
Moab Regional’s Oct. 11 golf tournament will also raise money for digital mammography program
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Local doctor donates vasectomy fees to non-profit groups
A local physician has contributed approximately $15,000 to local charities by collecting donations from the recipients of no-scalpel vasectomies performed at his Moab clinic. Through his program, D...
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New guide service aims to fill gap in backcountry offerings
A new backcountry guide service that specializes in custom journeys for small groups and families has opened in Moab. Deep Desert Expeditions, founded by Moab resident Mike Coronella, aims to fill ...
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  • Second Lives: Sara Melnicoff
    by Charli Engelhorn
    staff writer
    07.12.12 - 10:29 am

  • <b><i>Job search...</b></i><br>
Manti-La Sal National Forest fire prevention technician Heather McLean, left, helped Ken Davis fill out an application form at this week’s job fair. Employers and job seekers alike turned out in higher-than-expected numbers for the Feb. 11 event at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center. About 117 job-seekers attended the event, according to Kelly Thornton, workforce development specialist for the Utah Department of Workforce Service’s (DWS) Moab office. Twenty-eight employers and four community partners were also represented at the job fair, which was hosted by DWS, the Moab Chamber of Commerce, the Business Expansion And Retention Program, the Business Resource Center and the city of Moab. Photo by Rudy Herndon
    Job search...
    Manti-La Sal National Forest fire prevention technician Heather McLean, left, helped Ken Davis fill out an application form at this week’s job fair. Employers and job seekers alike turned out in higher-than-expected numbers for the Feb. 11 event at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center. About 117 job-seekers attended the event, according to Kelly Thornton, workforce development specialist for the Utah Department of Workforce Service’s (DWS) Moab office. Twenty-eight employers and four community partners were also represented at the job fair, which was hosted by DWS, the Moab Chamber of Commerce, the Business Expansion And Retention Program, the Business Resource Center and the city of Moab. Photo by Rudy Herndon
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    Traders gather at the booth that trades Abbott Laboratories on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeBy Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Earnings season shifts into high gear next week, and with nearly one-third of S&P 500 names set to post results, investors hope the news provides a catalyst to buy stocks and leave the market's recent weakness in the dust. Several behemoths, including Apple, the largest U.S. company by market value, as well as Microsoft, McDonald's and AT&T , are due to report earnings. They'll be accompanied by highfliers like Netflix and Facebook, giving the first real cross-section of the state of corporate America as temperatures rise across the country and investors hope to put the cold weather behind them. Strategists will also be looking for clues on how badly China's slowdown hits U.S. corporate results.


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    Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, departs Manhattan Federal Court in New YorkBy Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, on Friday lost a bid to dismiss some of the insider trading charges leveled against him last year. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan ruled that the indictment adequately alleged the essential elements of the crimes charged. A lawyer for Rajaratnam did not respond to a request for comment. A spokeswoman for Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara declined to comment.


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    Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over. Jules Melancon, the last remaining oyster fisherman on an island dotted with colorful houses on stilts, says he has not found a single oyster alive in his leases in the area since the leak and relies on an onshore oyster nursery to make a living. The British oil major has paid out billions of dollars in compensation under a settlement experts say is unprecedented in its breadth. Some claimants are satisfied, but others are irate that BP is now challenging aspects of the settlement.
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